Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It. attitudine, LL. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus, suited, fitted: cf. F. attitude,. Cf. Aptitude
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. or It. from L. aptitudin-em, aptus, fit.
What was the attitude of Pitt towards these events?
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Religion as Belief in a Disposition or Attitude 62 Sect.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
The community bow down and worship: that is the attitude of the congregation.
"The Idea of God in Early Religions" by F. B. Jevons
Consequently, no special attitude is called for, other than an acute receptiveness.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
There was vengeance in his look, and determination in his attitude.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
His general attitude since she had met him scarcely suggested such, a lack of good taste.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
Clyffurde maintains a detached impersonal attitude both to the Bonapartist and the royalist cause.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
This desire of Tanqueray's for detachment was not so much an attitude as an instinct.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
On the opening night an incident occurred which showed Frohman's attitude toward new plays.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
They listened in strained attitudes with bated breath.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Amid so lovely shadows and serene places
dwell radiant beings in one calm attitude
immutable in wisdom and in graces…
but the sovereign boredom of beatitude
prevails on all their faces.
"Elysian Landscape" by Clark Ashton Smith
For the great Idea, the idea of perfect and free individuals,
For that idea the bard walks in advance, leader of leaders,
The attitude of him cheers up slaves and horrifies foreign
"As I Sat Alone" by Walt Whitman
A thought to lift me up to those
Sweet wildflowers of the pensive woods;
The lofty, lowly attitudes
Of bluet and of bramble-rose:
To lift me where my mind may reach
The lessons which their beauties teach.
"Preludes" by Madison Julius Cawein
And we say good-bye to you also,
For you seem never to have discovered
That your relationship is wholly parasitic;
Yet to our feasts you bring neither
Wit, nor good spirits, nor the pleasing attitudes
"Amities" by Ezra Pound
He poised himself grotesquely, in an attitude of mirth,
On a damask-covered hassock that was sitting on the hearth;
And at a magic signal of his stubby little thumb,
I saw the fireplace changing to a bright proscenium.
"Das Krist Kindel" by James Whitcomb Riley
Who covets fame should ne'er be over nice,
Some slight distortion pays the market price.
If haply lam'd by some propitious chance,
Instruct in attitude, or teach to dance;
Be still extravagant in deed, or word;
If new, enough, no matter how absurd.
"Eccentricity" by Washington Allston
Bitterness is ultimately an attitude of extended and intense anger and hostility.
Laughter is proven to de-stress, improve attitude, and increase happiness.
I observe with concern the judgemental and condemning attitudes of those certain members who sit on the School Board at present.
IN its quest to remain hip with America's youth, Levi Strauss & Company is introducing a campaign infused with an unconventional, streetwise attitude for its Silver Tab line of clothing.
Effective selling is just a shift in attitude and perspective.
Normally cats just ignore everyone and walk around with a smug attitude, but not Buddy the cat.
Is it too much to say that the history of 20th-century art can be read through its attitude toward toilets.
In "Mansome," the intrepid, self-revealing documentarian Morgan Spurlock turns his whimsical eye toward contemporary male attitudes about personal grooming.
Dave's whole family seems to share his joyful attitude – including pets.
There is an attitude needed to play cornerback in the NFL.
Updated Saturday, Sep 8, 2012, at 11:11 p.m. Derby teenager keeps attitude positive while recovering from accident.
Those who haven't read it for a while approach it again nervously, as if afraid of what they will learn about their old attitudes or their old selves.
The cockeyed witticism, from a jocular self-interview that the teenage Lorenz Hart published in a high school periodical, shows that his signature attitude toward life was already firmly in place, years before h...
"Mornin' General," my mostly African-American co-workers would say as I'd drag myself through the doors of Bagel World in Queens, New York, at 5:30 am The nickname had nothing to do with any military bearing or bulldog attitude on my part.
When a rage for authenticity meets a passionate fakery meets a workingman's attitude, you get this guy.
The spins are interpreted as market participants’ attitude.
A simple model of price formation
Einstein ob jected to the “mysterious action at a distance”, which quantum theory seemed to entail, but Bohr defended “the necessity of a ﬁnal renunciation of the classical ideal of causality and a radical revision of our attitude towards the problem of physical reality”.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
We took a pragmatic attitude and settled for pseudo random numbers.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
We shall however take a practical attitude, and consider numbers generated by a deterministic algorithm.
Monte Carlo: Basics
This is justiﬁed by our every-day experience that it is easier to change a person than his/her attitude.
Why everything gets slower ?